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Man gunned down near St. Joe's is identified

Police yesterday identified a 38-year-old man shot to death near St. Joseph's University in the city's Overbrook section Wednesday night.

John Evans, of Overbrook, was shot in the face and back of the head in the 5600 block of Wynnefield Avenue shortly before 10 p.m., police said. He was found lying on a path between two houses and pronounced dead at 10:14 p.m. at the scene. No arrests were reported.

- Inquirer staff